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Highly recommend, great service. A doctor from my area interviewed me within an hour of application. I do have a chronic condition that I am qualified for. They are professional and prompt with their responses to inquiries and I was impressed. The doctor was very good and understood my needs and how much chronic pain I live with. Thank you for providing a valuable service.
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I was able to apply for the card within 24 hours of my Dr. Call. Did it all online and was even less expensive than the "patient drives" without wondering if they are approving me for the money or if it will actually help me. Thank you! I will recommend you to everyone.
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Getting my license was a very big step for me so finding this site was a blessing. Signing up was easy and the virtual visit was very nice and pleasant. The Dr was very nice and understanding. I got my approval really quickly and was able to apply with state the next afternoon. All in all a really good experience.
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How to get a medical marijuana card in

Pittsburgh

1

Register with the state

You’ll need to register with Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program before you can see a doctor.
2

Sign up on PA Med Cards to speak with a doctor

Our medical marijuana doctors are available 8am-10pm every day to assess your cannabis needs and answer any questions you may have.
3

Get approved

Once approved, pay the state fee. That’s it! The state will deliver your card within 21 days so you can begin shopping at Pennsylvania stores.

Benefits of Getting a

Pittsburgh

Medical Marijuana Card

There are several benefits of having a valid medical cannabis recommendation from a Pittsburgh physician.

Doctors available 8am-10pm!

Qualifying conditions in Pittsburgh
To get a medical cannabis card in Pittsburgh, you need to have one or more qualifying conditions:
  • Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Cancer, including remission therapy
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Positive status for HIV
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBS)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord disease or injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autism
How to register for a Pittsburgh med card
Getting your Pittsburgh med card is fast and easy with PA Med Cards. Once you’ve registered with the state of Pennsylvania, you’re ready to speak to one of our nearby cannabis doctors from the comfort of your own home.

Once you’re approved, you can complete your registration to receive your card and begin shopping at a nearby Pittsburgh dispensary.
How to Complete Your Pittsburgh Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Online
Your PA medical marijuana card needs to be renewed every year. Whether you used PA Med Cards or another service for your initial evaluation, we give you the straightforward approach and hands-on support you need to complete your renewal consultation in minutes.

And no more worrying about tracking your renewal timing: we’ll send you a reminder when it’s time to renew.
Dispensaries in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh’s medical marijuana market opened in 2018, and the city now boasts more than 10 dispensaries with a wide selection of cannabis products. While the program initially only allowed non-smokable cannabis products, that changed in August 2018, when the state expanded its program to permit the sale of cannabis flower. 

As of January 2024, a medical card is the only way to shop at one of Pittsburgh’s dispensaries.
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Doctors are standing by for your free evaluation right now. You’ll only pay if you’re approved for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who qualifies for medical marijuana in Pittsburgh?

In order to qualify for medical marijuana in Pittsburgh, you must be a PA resident with a qualifying condition and an evaluation from a certified medical practitioner.

How much does it cost to get my medical marijuana card in Pittsburgh?

The cost to get a medical marijuana card in Pittsburgh is less than $190, which includes a risk-free evaluation with one of our doctors ($139) and the state’s $50 registration fee.

Will my health insurance pay for my medical marijuana?

Health insurance does not cover the cost of medical marijuana since cannabis is still illegal at the federal level.

How fast can I get a medical marijuana card in Pittsburgh with PA Med Cards?

At PA Med Cards, we offer same-day evaluations, but it can take up to three weeks for the state to deliver the card after the approval process is complete.

What if I am not approved for medical marijuana?

If you aren’t approved for medical marijuana, you don’t pay for your evaluation. Because price should never be a barrier between you and the care you need.

Can I renew my Pennsylvania medical card with you if I was seen by a different doctor last year?

You can choose any licensed cannabis doctor for your Pennsylvania medical card renewal evaluation, regardless of whether you saw a different doctor last year.

Can I get a med card without a Pennsylvania state ID?

No. Pennsylvania requires a state ID or driver’s license to get a PA med card.

Can I use my Pennsylvania med card in other states?

Every state sets its own rules for accepting medical marijuana cards from other states, and it is advised to check the medical marijuana program of the state you are visiting.

Where can I buy weed in Pittsburgh?

Pennsylvania medical patients can purchase cannabis from any state-licensed dispensary. There are over 150 dispensaries in the state and 13 in Pittsburgh, including Trulieve, The Dispensary Pitt, or any of the Curaleaf or Sunnyside Medical Cannabis Dispensary locations from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia.

How much can you buy at a dispensary in Pittsburgh, PA?

Medical cannabis patients in Pennsylvania can purchase up to "192 medical marijuana units" in a 90-day period from any state-licensed dispensary. A “unit” is equal to 3.5 grams of medical cannabis flower, 1 gram of medical cannabis concentrates, or 100 milligrams of THC-infused edibles, tinctures, topicals, oils, and more.

Is cannabis delivery available in Pittsburgh?

Cannabis delivery and home cultivation are not allowed in Pennsylvania, and all products must be purchased from an approved dispensary.

What is the cannabis tax rate in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh medical patients are not required to pay any cannabis tax on their purchases.

Are there smoking lounges in Pittsburgh?

There are currently no cannabis smoking lounges open or accessible to the public in Pittsburgh.

Where can you smoke in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania if you have a medical card?

When using medical cannabis, it is important to remember that it can only be smoked in a private home or residence. Cannabis cannot be used in public places, federal land, moving vehicles, or any business that does not have a commercial cannabis consumption license.

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